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was merely in the exercise of legit -mate
right lu anticipation of a ina
bility of alecltimate restoration. It
is unfortunate la it not, that when
this Commission is calleI upon to ab
sorb that statement, thecircumstaoces
thould be such that it turn9 out that
out of eleven men who were commU
ioued, "legitimately and as a matter
of right,' nine are now in jail, oneof
them bfing in Jail at the time, Na
wahi, the intended governor of the
Island of Hawaii. It is unfortunate
that at the time this Commission is
called upon to absorb this statement,
It turns out by the undisputed evi
dence, that this new constitution came
direct from the hands of the three of
the leading conspirators who bad
charge of this rebellion. Sam'l Now
leln, Mr. C. T. Gulick and Mr. Rlck
ard. forsooth, drew the document
which was to Inaugurate a new era of
liberty and contentment! It Is
strange, Is it not, and unfortunate,
that those proclamations, the procla
mation of martial law, the proclama
tion to rally to the assistance of the
proposed government and the an
nouncement of the appointment of
certain persons to bold commissions
under this would-be Government,
were drawn in the hands of C. T.
Gulick, and found their way Into the
hands of innocence we know not how
or when. It all may be true, but Is It
not unfortunate that these documents
flitted from the hands of innocence to
the hands of treason back and forward,
until a discriminating public did not
know who was who, or which was
which until the learned counsel
stepped upon the stage and dividing
the two and separating two, labeled
one as innocence, and the other as
high handed treason. It is certainly
astonishing, is it not, that these docu
ments should have passed from the
hands of the accused just at the right
time Into the hands of traitors men
who had a musket in one hand and
these declarations in the other. Un
happy coincidence, strange coinci
dence, is it not? we are called upon
to believe it without any hesitancy,
and our oaths invoked as the only
stumbling blocks in the way of be
lieving it.
It Is an unfortunate circumstance, is
it not, that in 1889, out of theprem
ises of this accused marched Wilcox
and his men from Palama. Unfortu
nate coincidence, strange coincidence!
An easy going public accepted the
declaration that her premises were
used at that time without her knowl
edge, consent or authority, but when
the thing comes back again in the
shape of Washington Place turned
into an arsenal without her knowl
edge, consent or approval, and while
in the insidious pursuit of "peace and
diplomatic discussion.' If this Com
mission can swallow it, well and good,
but I submit that it would be a rare
exhibition of fortitude if the Commis
sion can be led to the block. With
whom, in the "pursuit of peace and
diplomatic discussion," the discussion
was going on, the learned counsel has
not vouchsafed us information. It is
to be hoped it is not going on upon
Hawaiian soil now, or under the nag
of the Republic, and I do not believe
that it is.
However, with all the pursuit of
peace and diplomatic discussion, and
avoidance of internal strife, and the
assurance of the accused that if she
had known of this thing, she would
have dissuaded the promoters, from
the venture, with all of this para
phernalia of peace, was concealed
such an arsenal as was disgorged from
Washington Place the other day that
God knows what would have hap-
Eened if the lady really had turned
er mind to war instead of peace.
Whether we would have a Gibraltar
in that acre lot, she probably could
have divulged, but if these are traits
of peace, then by all means let us
take our chances at open war.
The accused has spoken feelingly of
a charge of bloodthirstiness on the
part of Hawalians. I have not heard
those charges. Has any one here at
these trials charged the Hawaiian
people as a. blood thirsty people?
whose long bow was drawn when the
assertion was made ? It is made in the
shape of an extra edition to send off
. on the steamer, but here in this tri
bunal where all things are to be
weighed and tested by the truth
and nothing else, that accu
sation we must believe in deference to
the lady, who has put it there, she
signed without realizing what she
said. It is true that the talk of whole
sale decapitation, of forfeiture of pro
perty, and of banishment of wives
and children, has been discussed in
these unhappy two years, but I do not
think any man laid It to the Hawaiian
people, nor has any man before this
Commission charged that they are a
bloodthirsty people, nor has any man
thought so. Any tlot of any race la a
bloodthirsty affair, and a thing to be
avoided, a thing to be dreaded, a
thing to be 'crushed. But more than
that, no such accusation has come to
my knowledge or with my consent be
fore this Commission.
Now, it has been said here, and
truly said, by the accused, that It
would have been tad indeed if that
doctrine of the Christian missionary
fathers "taught to my people by them
and those who succeeded them, should
have fallen like the seed in the para
ble on th9 barren ground. This rev
erence for the missionary father?, and
as evinced between the linen, to their
descendants, surely must effect all of
that blood and lineage who have
heard that announcement. I unfor
tunately, not being one either of that
original stock or the descendants, can
simply say that it is to be lamented.
I think it is lamented by the
learned counsel or any one undertak
ing the lady's defense, that her "pur
suit of peace and diplomatic discus
sion" for the period of two years has
been upon such barren ground within
her own house and under her own
roof. She must have been discouraged.
We have heard of Elijah, who, after
long years of service, in an hour of
discouragement announced that there
was not one in Israel who had not
bowed the knee to Baal. As the lady
eat here and listened to the disclosures
that, without her knowledge, without
her sanction, and against her wishes,
and while she was in the pursuit of
peace, her whole household that Thurs
day night was armed to the teeth, and
every mother's son of them had bowed
to Moloch.' She must have exclaimed:
What does it mean? Surely there is
"barren ground.'1 If that be peace, it
is a different kind of peace than we
have known In the past two years.
- The learned counsel or the state-
ment announces that the appointment
of this Cabinet and the signing of
these papers was an exercise of right
in anticipation of a possibility of res
toration. It is unfortunate, iu con
junction with other unfortunate cir
cumstances, that the lady, after hav
ing indulged in this Innocent recrea
tion, legitimate recreation, her right
claimed in open court by the learned
counsel, should, a very few days after
this uprising, have had nothing to do
with these papers, and lost all interest
in believing these probabilities, and
since that date they have been lost so
securely that even that lynx-eyed
Marshal of ours, who discovered bombs
growing in a flower garden, and rifles
in a rubbish pile, has not been able to
find a trace of those legitimate poesi-
Mill - 9 T M AVk 4 W l 1 Am4 1 1 .v a A
DMIlieS 81UCC. 11 HJCjr id ic6iuujic
it is to be hoped that counsel in the
discharge of his arduous duties before
the parting of the ways shall come,
will furnish her with a new set for
this legitimate use, for this legitimate
possibility, which has not been ex
plained to an Interested public in any
way whatever. But we have the as
surance, and that ought to guide us,
that this legitimate possibility is not
at all connected with this uprising.
As an advance sheet of the pros
pectus for the new order of things, her
statement does well, and it is wise it
should go forward. It is unfortunate
that as to her diary, which recorded
the visits of the faithful who stayed
by their fallen queen, and evinced
their confidence in her hour of trial,
that she should have so slighted them,
or that she or her attendants should
have had such a slight disregard oi
them that it was found necessary to
burn and commit it to the ashes In
the back yard before her arrest, and
before the minions of the law came
down. Perhaps it was a duty which
under the circumstances she felt was
more honored in the breach than in
the observance. Certainly the gentle
men who visited her, and who are
temporarily retired from public gaze,
I have, no doubt, appreciated the act,
and have nothing to say against it,
but in the burning of documents of
that kind, in the playful and innocent
performance and exercise of a legiti
mate right, is one of those stumbling
blocks that I submit to the Commis
sion and to their Judgment.
I submit that the undisputed facts
raised an irresistible presumption that
she knew what was going on. Two
thirds of that affair ripened In her own
yard under her own roof, and this
whole defense, I submit to the gentle
men of this Commission, cannot be
raised above the dignity of a common
police court defense in a petty larceny
suit. That is all It amounts to. The
fact that a queen stands on trial makes
It all the more lamentable; but, with
the light of truth upon it, it is simply
that and nothing more. It is a defense
that has its home and finds its greatest
operation upon the criminal side of a
petty court. Lamentable it is that it
should have been offered here. There
are men here born on the soil who
have lived under the monarchy and
accepted it until its acceptance meant
a loss of self-respect; and, although
we are set down as the enemies of that
lady and her illustrious predecessors.
I submit there is not one of us would
have put her where she has been put
today. Does this Commission believe
that upon any probability, any human
probability, if those men were armed
that night that Thursday night -the
accused knew nothing about it? Every
Srobabillty point to the fact that she
id know. Even if by the selection of
her own household we have to intro
duce someone here to prove it who they
now say is a veritable Munchausen,
that is their misfortune, but not our
fault. The lady herself has testi
fied that be,' in the absence of Mr.
Nowlein, was in charge of her
household. It is undented that a
company of men were there armed to
the teeth that night, no other night
and not before. Nowlein says he left
the man orders. He had to introduce
the man; he was put in charge. He
was, however, put on the stand and if
be is what they say, there rise up a
cloud of witnesses, and the circum
stances that carry Munchausen along
and would carry the truth along
whether he was there or not against a
very much more substantial evidence
than was offered in defense. It is a
police court defense. It is an "Irish
alibi" to the effect, that this lady,
having eyes to see and ears to hear
and an understanding to grasp, neither
saw, heard nor understood, though
treason by the undisputed evidence
enwrapped that house for months,
flitted out of those doors day ana
night and rested in the shape of that
guilty shell in the privacy of her own
room, and upon her own testimony.
This raises a decided presumption
that as soon as we introduce the evi
dence of Kaae, of Nowlein, or Clark,
and of Kaauwai, it clinched the mat
ter, and ended all possibility of denial
or escape. The learned counsel sur
prised us a good deal with the conten
tion that It was not treason; there has
been some remarkable advice given to
these native rulefs and at this hour
looking back it must strike them with
peculiar force. It is a matter of his
tory that the royal brother of the lady
who now stands accused at this bar,
wrecked his throne with a carefully
drawn opium bill and an outrageous
opium bribery. Backed by white peo
ple who are lost to the light but who
wrecked his throne, ana wnen the
people arose in resentment and de
manded their rights, stood aloof, but
when peace had come again, stood
like Absalom at the King's gate and
said "would that we had been here
that we might do justice to this poor
deluded people.' The lady her
self bad referred to the loth of Janu
ary when she stood with the Lottery
Bill in one hand and the New Consti
tution lu the other, when she also
wrecked her throne, and again, Absa
lom has been at the Queen's gate
whispering, "would that I might
right your wrongs.' And the Absa
lom who acted as a party to it and
brought it about now stand before
this Commission and contends that
the situation as It tttands today is the
roeult of the guilty advice of thosu
now in power.
She has testified lu tint portion of
her statement which 1m not stricken
out, that she promulgated that con
stitution in 1893 with the advice and
consent of h?r cabinet, nhowltig
squarely on the face of it that she had
unquestionably bent alvled with the
consent and advice of h-r cubinet,
that she could abrogate tfio constitu
tional law of . the land. What world
of infinite mischief, deIgutvl inu
chief, there wan lu that advice, the
records of the past two years nave
fchown, it is to be hoptd, has been
shown to her who ttul arraigned
before this tribunal today. We are
notresponslble for that, and I submit
that all the blame lies with the tnan
who contends here in broad daylight,
that what this accused has done is not
treason to this Republic; that she
could do all this within the limit of a
legitimate right, and who also makes
the contention that Kaae, a man who
wM th.. and testified, was guilty of
subornation of perjury and was levy
ing war, but that sne was not. xxis
contention is that the man who saw
this guilty thing go on and testify to
the fact and who took no part In it is
not guilty of treason ; that the accused
is not guilty, but this man is guilty of
subornation of perjury! That learned
counsel for the accused has taken fre
quent occasion to refer this Commis
sion to the oath be has taken; allow
me this once to refer him to, and let
me in justice remind him of his oath
to this .Republic, and - his responsibil
ity as a counsel of the courts of this
country and as one who is before this
community. This course Is on a par
with the guilty advice of the past; if
the counsel has, from association with
those charged with treason or with the
accused has so mingled their confes
sion and so blended, in his mind their
ideas of their guilt and his idea of
treason that he does not know where
he stands, well and good; but to
charge here that a government in an
hour like this canuot do what has
been done with the provocation which
the Republic has had is simply non
sense. There is a good deal of the heroic in
this paper. She waives all right to
any immunity or any consideration
for herself. There is a good deal in
the heroic line that has been put in
here, but the lady knows, if she knows
anything, that with the men the is
dealing with she can file packets of
papers of that kind with perfect im
punity, and it will be considered for
what it is worth. Everything in this
line is outside of the issues of this
case. The lady knows, as all men
know, that the object of this Govern
ment is not to gratify any personal
vengeance or spite against her, but
simply to prevent a repetition during
the next two years of the pursuit of
peace and diplomatic discussion, such
as she has pursued during the past
two years, and that outside of that
they do not Intend to raise their band
to do her any harm.
This is all very well for an extra
edition to' go abroad; it may have ef
fect there, but it wont have any effect
here, either to help her or to hurt her.
What the present Government wants
is peace. They are looking for peace,
and they are holding the situation
with eyes still strained and turned to
the mother country under whom this
country has lived, moved and had its
being, with the belief that ere long
her eyes will be opened and she will
take us to herself and give us the
peace and prosperity which she has
stood for the past and which we hope
will do in the future, and give to us
all what is right and just, and restore
prosperity and peace in the land. The
accused has reminded us, and it is
well to put it to the Commission, that
she is a woman, and much that is in
her statement may well be passed by,
leaving to your consideration whether
this is any statement to make to the
charge on which she is on trial. I
submit to the Commission that by all
the rules of evidence she is guilty of
the charge preferred against her, and
that it should be so found.
Account of it as Appeared in Aus
tralian Papers.
San Francisco, Jan. 22 News was
received on the 19th that a number
of Hawaiian natives resisted an at
tempted to search the house of a
prominent member of their party,
and killed Mr. Charles Carter, a
member of the Legislature. After
wards the rising became serious.
The insurgents at first repelled the
regulars, but reinforcements were
obtained and the rebels were pursued
into the bush.
Fifty-eight were captured, 12 kill
ed, and many wounded.
It is admitted that the leaders of
the outbreak were Nowlein, Colonel
of the Queen's Guard, and Wilcox,
the leader of the revolution in 1887.
Another band of rebels were
driven into an impasse. Several
were killed, and the capture of the
rest is inevitable.
The queen has been placed under
Twenty six thousand Japanese are
inclined to side with the Royalists.
Washington. Jan. 21 The discus
sion' in Congress over the outbreak
in Hawaii was rather excited owing
to the report that a British steamer
had conveyed arms for the use of the
insurgents. Mr. Lodge asserted that
Great Britian was trying to establish
her supremacy over the islands.
Auckland, N. Z. Herald, Jan 26.
Telegraph Notes.
London, Jan. 24. It is reported
that Slatin Bey had escaped from the
Washington, Jan. 22. A steamer
sank in - the Ohio river, and 37 pas
sengers were drowned.
London, Jan. 24. The Italians
have occupied Harrur in East Africa.
London, Jan. 24. An agreement
has been signed between England
and France respecting the Hinter
land behind Sierra Leone.
Athzns, Jan. 23. M. Tricoupis,
the Premier, has resigned, owing- to
the Crowu Prince personally direct
ing the movements of thn onlHiorv
without reference to the Executive.
Athens, Jnri. 22. Delyannlrt has
succeeded Triconpia as Premier of
Qrecrf. ,
Elect Their Officer.
Squad 8 of the Citizens' Guard
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ingoliicern: Sergeant, Jrry Simon
nun; corporal, P. O. Sullivan,
CharleH 11. Dwight, C. H. Dement
and K. Hiiigley. Thirty-five tnem
berb Here prtstni.
Mr, D. B.
The poisons with wliich the system is
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When tho patient gets " on Ids feet"
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Often tho poisonous accumulations
In the blood break out in dreadful
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The inestimable value, of Hood's Sar
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During my illness a severe pain settled in
my left leg below tho knee. The calf of
The Leg Was Swollen
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to jet any relief from my family physi
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Geo. W. Lincoln
Is Burned Out, but Still Prepared to
Superintend or Build Anything from
a One-roomed House to a New'
City Hall.
All Orders Left With John Nott, King
Street, Will be promptly Attended . to.
Japanese Bamboo Store
Wih to call your speci! attention to
their excellent stock of
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and wish to call your atttion to their
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leading articles
Uhineee Hats on ttand as work bas
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Hacks $3.50; Fern Stands $1 and tip;
Kverythin and anything in Bamboj
Don't fail to patronize us ana
save money.
:Si5 tf
The Hawaiian Gazette Company
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Every sweat pore seemed to be rilled with
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the bed looked as though a handful of
wheat bran had been thrown upon it.
This lasted four or five weeks before I "got
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I could not bear any weight upon my left
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Advised Me to Take Hood's
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so that you may give It to the public for
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Hose, Sprinklers, Water Taps, Saw Fil
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Mutual Telephone any time before 2
o'clock a. m. 3834-6m
iVJ Maui, having made an assignment
to me of all his property for the benefit of
his creditors, all persons having claims
again st the said Sou Kee are hereby
requested to present the same within two
months from date to the undersigned,
and all persons owing to said 8oa Kee
will please make immediate payment to
Assignee of Sou Kee.
Honolulu, January Jth, 1S95.
3898 1622 -3t
Honolulu, II. I , January 7, 1895. J
The right of WRIT OF HABEAS
CORPUS is hereby suspended and
MARTIAL LAW is instituted and es
tablished throughout the Island of Oahrj,
to continu9 until further notice, during
ing which time, however, the Courts
will continue in session and conduct
ordinary business as usual, except as
By the President :
President of the Republic of Hawaii.
Minister of the Interior.
All persons are hereby notified that
they are strictly forbidden to use fire
crackers, Chinese bombs, or any fire
works whatever within the limits of
Marshal Republic o! Hawaii.
Honolulu, January 22d, 1895.
Special Orders, No 26.
The Military Cooamisiou now in ses (
sion in this city, convened by Special
Orders No. 25, dated January 16, 1895,
from these Headquarters . will hold its
sessions without regard to hours.
By order of the Commander-in-Chief,
Adjutant-General. .
Adjutant-General's Office, Honolulu,
January 19, 1895. 3897 tf
General Headqtjabtess, Republic)
of Hawaii,
Adjutant Gekebal's Offics,
Honolulu, Island of Oabu, H.I., Jan
uary!6, 1895.
Special Obdkr. No, 25 .
Order for a Military Commission.
A Military Commission is hereby
ordered to meet at Honolulu, Island of.
Oahu, on Thursday, the 17th day of Jan
uary, A. D. 1895, at 10 o'clock a. u.,
and thereafter from day to day for the
trial of such prisoners as may be brought
before it on the charges and specifica
tions to be presented by the Judge Ad
The Officers composing the Commis
sion are:
1. Colonel William Austin Whiting,
First Regiment, N. G. H.
2. Lieutenant-Colonel J. H. Fisher,
First Regiment, N. G. H.
3. Captain C. W. Ziegler, Company F,
N. G. H.
4. Captain J. M. Camara, Jr., Com
pany C, N. G. H.
5. Captain J. W. Pratt, Adjutant, N.
G. H.
6. Captain W. C. Wilder, Jr., Com
pany D, N. G. H.
7. First Lieutenant J. W. Jones, Com
pany D, N. G. H.
Captain William A. Kinney, Aide-de-
Camp on General Staff, Judge Advo
cate. By order of the Commander-in-Chief,
(Signed.) JNO. H. SOPER,
3893-tf Aajutant-General.D
On and after this date, all persons
wishing passes, will please call between
the hours of 11 and 12 a. m., and 7 and
9 p. m., for the same.
Marnhal Republic of Hawaii.
Honolulu, February 9, 1895.
Saloon Notice. .
From and after date liquors of all des
criptions will be allowed to be sold at
the licensed saloons, between the hours
of 6 a.m. and 6 p.m., providing the same
be drank on the premises.
No liquors thall be taken away from
such saloons excepting beer.
Any violation of this will cause such
saloon to be immediately closed.
The presence of any person under the
inflaence of liquor upon any saloon pre
mises will also be sufficient to cause
such saloon to be immediately closed.
Marshal, Republic of Hawaii.
February 6tb, 1895.

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